Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
. it's a nonprofit education group here in the bayview district of san francisco. the mayor this morning was optimistic about san francisco's future. >> my fellow san franciscans, i would submit to you on these facts alone, the state of our great city and county of san francisco is vital. it's resurgent and it's strong. [ applause ] >> reporter: mayor lee pointed to a balanced budget and the creation of thousands of new jobs in san francisco during his state of the city speech thisern mooing -- city speech this morning. he also talked a lot about the biotech industry. he says he knows the economic recovery has not become a reality for many in san francisco, especially low- income residents and called for more affordable housing so people are not priced out of the city. he also criticized san francisco's public housing system announcing today a partnership with h.u.d. to make changes. >> no more poverty housing that traps generation after generation in socially, racially and economically isolated complexes. i'm open to every one of their recommendations to reininvent the gov
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing.
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
them an advantage. the u.s. department of education sent letters to a student today saying a disabled student must be able to play sports, some changes they could make to level the playing field include a visual cue along with a pistol to allow that or waving the two hand touch rule so a one armed swimmer can compete. after being on the olympics she said it was a challenge to be on her high school team. >> people in high school no longer have to fight to be involved. it never should have been like that. >> officials received complaints from parent whose have children who have disabilities, much more later today, jacqueline fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you very much. >>> the big game between the niners and ravens is just days away but some officials are hoping bars hold back on serving hard booze that day. paul chambers explains why. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and other city officials say they want to reduce or eliminate any potential problems after the super bowl so the mayor is asking bars that sell hard liquor to help out. >> suggest that they serve than heavy al